Informatics

The companies are bundling their software and hardware with the goal of accelerating "DNA-to-diagnosis" time in clinical settings

The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.

One paper involving experts from Myriad Genetics and another from Invitae added fresh data to a contentious debate over the use of public variant databases.

The company is integrating its newly purchased LIMS and genome interpretation and reporting capabilities to provide a single platform for cancer and inherited disease diagnostics.

Illumina's partnership with the Human Vaccines Project and Vanderbilt looks to crunch data sets billions of times larger than human genome.

Systems and methods for genetic data compression
Computer graphical user interface with genomic workflow
Reducing GC bias in DNA sequencing using nucleotide analogs
Algorithms for disease diagnostics
Bioinformatics systems, apparatuses, and methods executed on an integrated circuit processing platform

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.